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Morne Seychellois National Park
Nature lovers and hikers will enjoy the Morne Seychellois National Park. The park covers more than 20% of the landmass in Mahé. It consists of a mixture of mangroves, lush tropical jungles and tall mountains. The park is bordered by the Morne Seychellois mountain chain. The mountain rises to a height of 905 meters. Experienced hikers can climb to the top of the mountain.
The park stands on the heights of the 32 mountains. There are dense forests on the island. There is a viewing platform on the top of the mountain, from which one can see the beauty of the entire Mahé Island.
The National Park is home to several species of birds, including the Seychelles scops-owl, bulbul, and sunbird. Wild plants include endemic palms, pitcher plants, and ferns.